Meet The Off Leash K9 Team

Ernie Diez - Co Owner

Ernie is a highly skilled and dedicated dog trainer with over eight years of experience in the field. As an American Kennel Club (AKC) evaluator, based out of Tampa Florida Ernie is the Senior Trainer for our Tampa location.Ernie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his practice, specializing in behavior modifications for dogs of all breeds and temperaments. His passion for canine behavior and commitment to his clients earned him a stellar reputation among pet owners and industry peers alike.

Throughout his career, Ernie has successfully transformed the behavior of countless dogs, helping them become well-mannered and confident companions. Mastering the OLK9 system which is the designed to address a wide range of issues, from basic obedience to complex behavioral challenges. Ernie’s approach is rooted in empathy and understanding, ensuring that each dog and owner pair receives the tailored support they need to thrive.

Ernie’s unwavering commitment to the well-being of dogs and their owners makes him a trusted and respected figure in the dog training community. Whether working with puppies or adult dogs, his goal is always the same: to create harmonious and lasting relationships between dogs and their families.

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Lindsay Diez - Co owner

Lindsay was born and raised in Tampa, Fl. She currently lives in Tampa with her husband, 2 children and 2 French bulldogs. She attended University of South Florida where she received a bachelors in Biology. She then attended LECOM where she received her doctorate in Pharmacology.

Her deep understanding of animal physiology and behavior sets her apart in the field, allowing her to offer comprehensive and effective training solutions.

Lindsay’s love for dogs is the cornerstone of her career. She is dedicated to fostering strong, positive relationships between dogs and their owners through clear communication and tailored training methods. Known for her excellent communication skills, Lindsay ensures that each client feels confident and empowered, providing guidance and support every step of the way.

Her exceptional work ethic is reflected in her commitment to staying current with the latest advancements in both dog training and pharmacology. Lindsay tirelessly integrates this knowledge into her practice, ensuring that every dog receives the best possible care and training. Whether working with puppies, rescue dogs, or those with behavioral issues, Lindsay’s approach is compassionate, informed, and highly effective.

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About Off Leash K9 Training
Dog Trainers Who Are Recognized Around The World!

Nick White is the Owner and Founder of Off Leash K9 Training.  Nick is a former US Marine and former US Secret Service. He currently has over 130+ dog training locations throughout the United States. 

Nick is globally recognized as being one of the top dog trainers in the world.  He has 2 official world records in off leash obedience, named on Wikipedia as one of the top 20 dog trainers in the world, recently named top 10 trainer in the world by bestdogtrainers.org, has been featured in many magazines and shows, and he is regularly requested by the top celebrities and athletes! He has been called upon by people such as actor Ryan Reynolds, WWE’s John Cena, MLB All Star Max Scherzer, UFC World Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, and many more!

You can visit our YouTube Channel and watch over 1500+ before/after videos of Nick and his team’s work!  Off Leash K9 Training has more documented videos than any dog training business in the entire world!

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